Horses today live longer than in years gone
by. Which is wonderful.
Principal Body System: Endocrine
Definition: All glands that produce hormones.
Function: Regulates body activities through hormones transported by the cardiovascular system.
However, living longer can bring about health issues that than we didn’t need to consider in the past, and although age isn't always a factor, the Endocrine System and specifically the pituitary gland can be adversely affected.